A team from Northwestern University has developed a construction material that combines Martian soil with molten sulphur, and they believe it can help build an entire village on Mars. The most important feature of the material is that – unlike regular concrete – it is produced without water, which is in scarce supply on Mars.

Another advantage of the material is that it is entirely recyclable, and it also has a natural resistance to acid and salt, and can endure very low temperatures.

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